• Faculty & Staff

    July 2015 Newsletter: Summer Arts Program and Farewell Geneviève

    by  • July 20, 2015 • Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Student Life, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments


       In this edition of the ADA Newsletter we say farewell to Geneviève Durst, Student Life Coordinator, and feature our Summer Arts program, which began July 5 and runs through August 1.  ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Early Bird Discount for Spring 2016 Dance and Physical Theatre programs expires July 31. Apply now before it’s too late! Geneviève...

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    Introducing Nhandan Chirco: Undergraduate Physical Theatre Program Director

    by  • June 30, 2015 • Faculty & Staff, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments


    Introducing Nhandan Chirco Undergraduate Physical Theatre Program Director   The Accademia dell’Arte is proud to introduce our new Undergraduate Physical Theatre Program Director, Nhandan Chirco. Originally from Milan, Italy, Nhandan is active as a performer, author of dance-theater and pedagogue in the field of physical theater and contemporary performance.Her training began with Danio Manfredini,...

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    From NYC to San Fran: ADA Alumnus Bob Shryock talks about life after the MFA and his new job as the Director of University and Artist Relations

    by  • January 19, 2015 • Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    Bob Shryock is an actor-creator and theatre artist that works in both New York City and San Francisco. As a jack-of-all-trades, Bob has worked as a teaching artist, director, performer, deviser, producer and administrator for many organizations and universities. He recently accepted the role of Director of University and Artist Relations for the Accademia dell’Arte...

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    Meet the Dance Program Director Part 1: an interview series with Sabine Fichter

    by  • August 15, 2013 • Dance Program, Faculty & Staff • 0 Comments

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    This past Spring Sabine Fichter completed her first semester as head of the dance program at the Accademia dell’Arte. It was a wonderful semester filled with outstanding work by a group of exceptional young student dancers. We had  a chance to ask Sabine about her background, her first semester at the Accademia, and about...

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    Meet our new Managing Director, Correne Spero

    by  • May 3, 2013 • Faculty & Staff • 0 Comments

    This spring, as long-time Managing Director Linda Brown prepares to retire, we welcome Correne Spero to the Accademia staff.  Correne brings a background in the performing arts and education as well as years of management experience with her to the role.  She brings a combination of business know-how and creative flair and we couldn’t...

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    What is it like working with European Professors – Current Students Examine Their Studies at the ADA

    by  • February 28, 2013 • Dance Program, Faculty & Staff, Student Life, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Physical Theatre • 0 Comments

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    Working with European teachers has been illuminating to my artistic development. Having been in training with only American teachers for the past three years, the training here in Arezzo has been illuminating to the universality of art. The dancers and the actors alike have discussed how despite sometimes having a language barrier in class,...

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    MFA Director Kevin Crawford at Muhlenberg College

    by  • February 25, 2013 • Faculty & Staff, MFA in Physical Theatre Program • 0 Comments

    Accademia’s MFA Director Kevin Crawford directs this semester in Allentown, Pennsylvania Bartholomew Fair Feb. 21-24 on Muhlenberg College stage Over the past several years, Muhlenberg College theater students have come to look forward to working with Kevin Crawford, a visiting professor from the Accademia dell’Arte in Arezzo, Italy.  This past semester, Crawford made the...

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